The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Brighton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 24 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing C 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.35% 3.26% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.17% 5.45% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£200 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 110 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 47.39% 59.78% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 60
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.12 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
East Sussex

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

C
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Brighton region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Brighton region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

C
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 6 (42.86%) Games
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Lua
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Xen
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7

C
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (42.86%) Games
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) C Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Lua
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) XenServer
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix